01/09/2016

Sino-German Center for Research Promotion (SGC) Cooperation Groups

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  • ORGANISATION NAME
    SGC (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC))
  • ORGANISATION COUNTRY
    Germany
  • FUNDING TYPE
    Mobility Incoming
  • DEADLINE DESCRIPTION
    All year
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Natural sciences
  • CAREER STAGE
    First Stage Researcher (R1) (Up to the point of PhD)
    Recognised Researcher (R2) (PhD holders or equivalent who are not yet fully independent)
    Established Researcher (R3) (Researchers who have developed a level of independence)
    Leading Researcher (R4) (Researchers leading their research area or field)

Outline

The SGC (jointly established by DFG and NSFC) offers support to German and Chinese researchers to establish so-called -cooperation groups- in order to engage in intensive exchange on a specific scientific topics, possibly leading to a comprehensive joint research project and preparing the establishment of this project. The cooperation group should at least link 2 groups, one in Germany and one in China. Applicants should have already been involved in an activity supported by the SGC (e.g. Workshops, Summer Schools, Young Scientist Forum).

Eligibility

German-based researchers, China-based researchers (previously funded by NSFC)

What is funded

SGC provides mainly funding for meetings and workshops, mobility (transportation and stays) and, to a minor degree, consumables.

Duration

Up to 3 years